The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but to make it that far you have to be disguised as baked goods. Enter aortic cavities with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of pastries, desserts, coffee, and tea at Douce France Cafe and Bakery in Palo Alto.
Voted Best Bakery in 2010 by Palo Alto Weekly, Douce France Cafe and Bakery caters to sweet teeth with palate-pleasing pastries made from scratch. The bakery upholds classic traditions by preparing patisseries derived from fresh ingredients and Alsatian recipes. The signature mini fruit tart boasts a lavish arrangement of succulent berries atop a bed of savory pie crust ($1.65), a chummy companion to a hot cup of bolstering brew ($1.25+). Impress dates and fellow diners with an impeccable French glottal stop when ordering a moist croissant ($1.85) or chocolate muffin ($2.50). Douce France offers a number of other delectable delights, including cakes, danishes, and scones.
- Service was delightfully pleasant, and they bring your food to your table after they've made or warmed it up for you. Douce France is so great, I just wanna hug it. – Connie M., Yelp
- One of my favorite tucked away spots in palo alto to sit with a book enjoy a panini (Alina is my favorite) and a latte. – Yael, Google Maps